Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 6/3/13
Kasey Coffman homered on the first pitch of the game and scored three times as Arizona State beat Columbia 10-5 to eliminate the Lions at the Fullerton regional Sunday. The Sun Devils (37-21-1) were facing regional top seed Cal State Fullerton later Sunday night, needing a win to avoid elimination. ''We always look for (Kasey) kind of get us going, especially coming to the yard and it's elimination day,'' Arizona State coach Tim Esmay said. ''To have Kasey (homer on) the first pitch of the game let everyone know that we were ready to go.'' Nathaniel Causey also homered for Arizona State, which scored 10 runs on just five hits. Columbia (28-21), which earned the first NCAA tournament win in school history Saturday, issued five walks and hit two batters to help the Sun Devils. ''We did some things uncharacteristic for us as far as free bases,'' Lions coach Brett Boretti said, ''and if you do that against a good team, it's going to cost you.'' After Coffman's leadoff homer, the Li...
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